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History Explorer Podcast: Joseph Henry and the History of Weather Prediction in the U.S.

Grade Range: 6-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 13 Minutes
Date Posted: 7/25/2012

Learn about the history of predicting weather in the United States from actor Dwayne Starlin playing Joseph Henry, first secretary of the Smithsonian.  Henry played a crucial role in creating a weather prediction service in the United States that became the National Weather Service.  The resource includes a teachers guide and student worksheet. 


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